Conference Minister

Thousands Rally Across the Southeast for Immigrant Rights

Across the Southeast, thousands of people took to the streets on Saturday, June 30 demanding change and that children separated from their families be reunited at once....

First of Six Regional Discernment Meetings Held in Nashville

Folks from six Nashville area UCC congregations gathered on Saturday, April 7 at Howard Congregational Church for the first of five regional meetings as...

A Year of Discernment

During this year of 2018, we will begin the interim work for the Southeast Conference in earnest. The Board of Directors approved that this...

Christmas Greetings from your Southeast Conference Staff

Comfort, O comfort my people, says your God. A voice cries out: “In the wilderness prepare the way of the LORD, make straight in...

Support Our Church’s Wider Mission by Donating the the Conference

Dear Friends, The song says, “It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year,” and in some ways it is... yet in some ways it is...

A Thanksgiving Message from Your Conference Minister

Dear Friends, In a twenty-four hour span I had two experiences that put the spirit of all that I hold dear about Thanksgiving into perspective...

Announcing our New Associate Conference Minister

Dear Friends, It seems like every day we hear more news about how the mainline church is in decline. Unfortunately, some of the news is true. Things...

From the Conference Minister: Responding to Hurricane Harvey

Dear Friends, For more than a week we have all watched in sadness and compassion as Hurricane Harvey came ashore in Texas and then continue...

Response to the Charlottesville Events from the Conference Minister

My Dear Friends, Many of you, like me, watched the news unfold today in Charlottesville, VA. I was filled with sadness, horror, and disgust. And...

Blessed… and a Bit Surreal

by Rev. Marie A. Bacchiocchi Interim Conference Minister, Southeast Conference UCC Blessed, and a bit surreal. That's been my answer as I've been asked what it felt...